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"NY Times" Lands First Image of "DC: The New Frontier"

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2007
The New York Times has profiled the direct-to-video animated movie The New Frontier (registration required), posting the first public image from the movie. In the accompanying article, writer/artist Darwyn Cooke discusses how his nearly 400-page graphic novel was condensed into a 70-minute movie with the help of collaborators such as Bruce Timm, Stan Berkowitz, Glenn […]

Adult Swim Bids Farewell to "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law"

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2007
Adult Swim has announced details on the final two episodes of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, airing on July 15 and July 22, 2007, at 11:45 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The show, which premiered along with the Adult Swim network, stars the Hanna-Barbera superhero as an alcoholic lawyer representing popular animated such as Grape Ape, Apache Chief, […]

Frederator’s Fred Seibert Talks "Samurai Jack" Movies

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Fred Seibert, head of the Frederator animation studio. Seibert describes a number of projects in progress, including a Samurai Jack movie, a project based on the Neverhood video game, an anthology film called Seven Deadly Sins, and the Random Cartoons short series for Nickelodeon.

PR: Case Closed on "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law"

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2007
Case Closed on Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Final Episodes of Critically-Acclaimed Adult Swim Original Series Air in July After six memorable years, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law is turning in its crest. Two new episodes airing in July will mark the official end to the popular animated series. The last episode ever is a […]

PR: "Renaissance" Animated Sci-Fi Thriller on DVD July 24, 2007

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2007
In the Tradition of Blade Runner, Minority Report and Sin City Renaissance Award-Winning, Groundbreaking Animated Sci-Fi Thriller Will Be Born on DVD July 24th BURBANK, Calif., April 13, 2007 – The groundbreaking digitally animated sci-fi crime thriller Renaissance will breathe new life into your DVD collection July 24th from Miramax Home Entertainment. A “Visually Wondrous […]

PBS Gives Animated "Car Talk" a Greenlight

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2007
According to a press release on, PBS has begun production on a prime-time animated series starring Tom and Ray Magliozzi, a.k.a. Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers, hosts of the popular NPR radio show Car Talk. The show will be set in Tom and Ray’s fictional garage and will follow the pair and their […]

New "Bee Movie" Trailers Available in Streaming On-line Video

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2007
DreamWorks Animation has made the latest trailer to Bee Movie available in a variety of streaming video formats and sizes: Windows Media: Large | Medium | Small QuickTime HD: Large | Medium | Small QuickTime: Large | Medium | Small PSP: Zip Bee Movie stars Jerry Seinfeld as a bee who discovers what happens to […]

"Vanity Fair" Loaded With Simpsons

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2007
Vanity Fair has posted several Simpsons-related articles on their website, including an extended oral history of the cartoon from many of the people involved in it; an interview with Conan O’Brien about his tenure as a writer on the show; and the magazine editors’ choices for the top 10 funniest Simpsons episodes ever made. (via […]

"Hellsing" Cast on Re-creating Roles for "Ultimate Hellsing"

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed the cast of Ultimate Hellsing on re-creating their roles for the newer, more faithful animated adaptation of the hit manga series. Quoted are Ralph Lister (Walter), Crispin Freeman (Alucard), Josh Phillips (Jan Valentine) and Patrick Seitz (Luke Valentine). The interview also discusses the status of volume 3 and beyond and […]